News, views and interviews from InsTech and our members.

ChAI: parametric insurance for commodity price risks

15 Sep 2022

InsTech's Henry Gale speaks to Tristan Fletcher, Co-founder and CEO of ChAI, to discuss commodity price risk, parametric insurance and ChAI’s collaboration with Insurtech Gateway.
Henry: What does... read more

RightIndem: Solving the FNOL challenge

06 Sep 2022

InsTech’s Tara Allsopp caught up with RightIndem’s CEO, Oliver McGuinness to discuss how the company is tailoring FNOL workflows for insurers, simplifying the claims process for customers and... read more

The InsTech Podcast 1000 Fans Award

05 Sep 2022

Inspired by American writer Kevin Kelly’s 2008 essay, "You Only Need 1,000 Fans To Be Successful",  the InsTech Podcast 1000 Fans Award gives special recognition to podcast guests who have recorded... read more

McKenzie​​ Intelligence Services: providing data-driven intelligence

30 Aug 2022

Ali Smedley caught up with McKenzie Intelligence Services’ Rosina Smith and Daniel Grimwood-Bird to talk about the company’s catastrophe response platform, how it has been reporting on the Ukraine... read more

Loadsure: solving the underinsurance dilemma

22 Aug 2022

Founded in 2018 and having completed Series A funding in March 2022, Loadsure provides insurance to freight cargo in transit. InsTech’s Tara Allsopp interviewed Loadsure’s Founder and CEO, Johnny... read more

ESG: the insurance challenges and opportunities

17 Aug 2022

During July’s week of record-breaking UK temperatures, we hosted our first climate and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) discussion group. We were joined by insurers, brokers and others to... read more

Bdeo: improving claims for insurers and customers

16 Aug 2022

InsTech’s Ali Smedley caught up with Julio Pernía, CEO at Bdeo, to talk about why the company was founded, how fraudulent claims can be detected and case studies from their insurance clients. The... read more

From MGA to full-stack insurer: Everything you need to know

16 Aug 2022

It is a good time to be an MGA. There has been significant growth amongst both new and traditional agencies. Inevitably, many MGAs are looking at the potential next stage of their evolution -... read more

Pen Underwriting: Providing customer-centric solutions in diverse niches

12 Aug 2022

Pen Underwriting (Pen) is an MGA which underwrites a broad range of specialist risks in the UK and internationally, and is part of the global Gallagher group. InsTech’s Tara Allsopp spoke with Markus... read more

bolttech: connecting insurers, distributors and customers

01 Aug 2022

InsTech's Henry Gale speaks to Andrew Cons, CEO Europe at bolttech, to discuss bolttech’s business model, how the company became a unicorn and trends in embedded insurance.
Henry: Can you give a... read more

Carbon Underwriting: data-driven decision making

26 Jul 2022

InsTech’s Tara Allsopp spoke to Ben Laidlaw, Chief Technology Officer and Syndicate Portfolio Manager at Carbon Underwriting, to discuss the benefits of using technology to make the delegated... read more

Members only interactive briefing: Key trends in parametric insurance

19 Jul 2022

InsTech is hosting our first member-only webinar on 6th September 2022. During this interactive presentation we will be providing an overview of the parametric insurance market including looking at... read more

Tractable: enabling insurers’ sustainability goals

19 Jul 2022

Tractable provides an artificial intelligence (AI) solution for assessing vehicle and property damage, improving the claims process for both the insurer and policyholder. According to PitchBook, the... read more

Oasis Loss Modelling Framework: democratising catastrophe modelling

05 Jul 2022

InsTech’s Ali Smedley caught up with Dickie Whitaker, Chief Executive at Oasis Loss Modelling Framework, to talk about the organisation’s work on open data standards and parametric insurance. The... read more

The Lloyd's Lab... are you missing out?

01 Jul 2022

We British can be too modest when it comes to celebrating success. Usually when organisations claim to be the best, fastest, leading or AI-enabled I tune out. But sometimes we don’t make enough noise... read more

Tensorflight: automating property inspections

28 Jun 2022

Founded in 2016, Tensorflight automates commercial property inspections for underwriting and risk assessment. According to PitchBook, the company has raised almost $9 million to date.
Our interview... read more

Property Intelligence: the future of accurately assessing rebuild value

27 Jun 2022

Understanding the rebuild cost of an insured property is critical for making accurate underwriting decisions and ensuring policyholders are paid in full for any losses incurred.
With the continued... read more

Marketplaces and Exchanges: 10 Ways They Are Reshaping Insurance

21 Jun 2022

Our first report on e-trading platforms was published in January 2021 and provided a comprehensive analysis of platform providers, market dynamics and levels of adoption.
The e-trading scene has... read more

Top 10 content insights for insurers and brokers

20 Jun 2022

At InsTech, we are great enthusiasts for creating and sharing information about the companies we know. Innovation in insurance is today reaching across a wide range of applications from improving... read more

Envelop Risk: analysing emerging cyber threats

14 Jun 2022

Henry Gale speaks with Envelop Risk Co-Founders, Jonathan Spry and Paul Guthrie, to discuss emerging distribution trends in cyber insurance, the increase of cyber attacks resulting from the war in... read more


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